Nora Lustig, Ph.D.
Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics, Tulane University
Nonresident Fellow, Center for Global Development and Inter-American Dialogue
Nora Lustig is Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics at Tulane University (New Orleans, USA) where she holds a joint appointment in the Department of Economics and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. She is also a Nonresident fellow at the Center for Global Development and the Inter-American Dialogue (Washington, DC). She is also the editor of the Journal of Economic Inequality's Forum and a member of the boards of directors of the Institute of Development Studies and the Global Development Network as well as a member of the advisory boards of the Center for Global Development and Columbia University's Earth Institute. She was a founding member and President of LACEA, the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association and co-director of the 2000/1 World Development Report Attacking Poverty;
Nora Lustig received her doctorate in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research and teaching focus on economic development, poverty and inequality, social policies and social protection with particular emphasis on Latin America.
Contact Nora: Department of Economics, Tulane University, 206 Tilton Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Inter-American Dialogue
Peter Hakim is president emeritus and senior fellow of the Dialogue. From 1993 to 2010, he served as the organization's president. Hakim writes and speaks widely on hemispheric issues and has testified more than a dozen times before the US Congress. His articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the New York Times, Washington Post, Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, and Financial Times, and in newspapers and journals in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Canada, Cuba, El Salvador, Italy, Mexico, Peru, and Spain. From 1991 to 2001, he wrote a monthly column for the Christian Science Monitor, and now serves as a Board member of Mexico's Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica and editorial advisor to the Chilean-based Américaeconomia. Prior to joining the Dialogue, Hakim was a vice president of the Inter-American Foundation and worked for the Ford Foundation in New York, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Peru. He taught at MIT and Columbia, and served on boards and advisory committees for the World Bank, Council on Competitiveness, Inter-American Development Bank, Canadian Foundation for Latin America (FOCAL), Partners for Democratic Change, and Human Rights Watch. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Hakim earned a BA at Cornell University, an MS in Physics at the University of Pennsylvania, and a MA of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School.
Contact Peter: 1211 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 510, Washington DC, 20036, USA